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Kern County Library

The Kern County Library provides a full range of services and resources to over 850,000 people in every city and unincorporated area of Kern County through a network operated at Kern County Library Headquarters. 

Contact Information:

Kern County Library
701 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Phone: (661) 868-0700


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Kern County Library
by Voice of America (Washington, D.C.)
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Description : Voice of America radio broadcast of interview with Steinbeck, discussing how things have changed since he wrote "The Grapes of Wrath." Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
Topics: californialightandsound, Authors, American--California--20th Century
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Lamont (Calif.) Chamber of Commerce
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Description : This video, produced in Lamont, is about Kern County's Sunset Labor Camp, which in the 1930s inspired John Steinbeck's book The Grapes of Wrath. It includes statements from people who were part of the Dust Bowl-era migration to California. Additional description : Narration was done by Walt Brown. Note on original container: The history of the Dust Bowl era migration to California, between 1935-1945, is illustrated by dramatic film footage, photographs, and interviews with the...
Topics: californialightandsound, California--History, California--Emigration and Immigration
Description : Bakersfield just after Kern County's major earthquake of 1952. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by...
Topics: californialightandsound, Earthquakes--California--History
Kern County Library
by Flying A Productions (Firm)
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Series Title : Death Valley Days Description : An episode of Death Valley Days, a television show that appeared 1952-1970. This episode reenacts the story of Kern County's unique and historic camels that were imported and used by the local military very briefly. Episode originally aired October 1, 1957. Original 20 Mule Team Borax commercials are included. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.)....
Topics: californialightandsound, Camels, California
Note : Film previously transferred to VHS: dirt, scratches, flagging, video dropouts, wide range in brightness levels. Material from 00:00:00 - 00:15:19 duplicates Courthouse, Library, and other buildings damaged by 1952 earthquake , which was transferred directly from film. Description : Demolition of old Courthouse; old Library; Tents used for county offices; Kern wildflowers, mountains; Construction of new City Hall and Library, moving the library's School Department; new Beale Memorial, and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Earthquakes--California--History, Libraries--California--History
Kern County Library
by Arvin Historical Society
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Note : Echo on audio, video dropouts, break up, chroma shifts and flicker as on original tape. Description : Highlights from the history of Arvin and its Post Office: Effie Mann, the lady from Arvin, who was the mail carrier; Early Arvin, part 1 [00:12:06] and Early Arvin, part 2 [00:38:28]. Additional description : Note on original label: by Don Burkett Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Call Number : R979.488 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law...
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Topics: californialightandsound, California--History
Kern County Library
by Quailwood Elementary School (Bakersfield, Calif.)
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Note : Chroma shifts, dropouts, and break up as on original tape. Description : A History Day video by Quailwood Elementary School 6th grade students. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, California--History, California--Emigration and Immigration
Kern County Library
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Note : First meeting begins at 00:07:47. Talk on the Yokuts Indians begins at 00:18:33. Jim Burke Ford talk begins at 01:19:00. Break up and dropouts as on original tape. Chroma shifts with strong magenta hue during second program. Description : Kern County Historical Society meeting at the Bakersfield College Fireside Room, on the topic of Yokuts Indians. History of Jim Burke Ford starts at 01:12:00. Additional description : Note on original label: Yokut Indians, 2000-01-22 Jim Burke Ford...
Topics: californialightandsound, Indians of North America--California, Automobiles--Purchasing
Kern County Library
by Williams, Cal; Modern TV (Chicago, Ill.)
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Description : A visual record of Kern County--its agriculture, industry, tourism, education, and water resources Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, California--History
Kern County Library
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Description : These episodes, originally broadcast via radio, include forgotten incidents from Kern County history. Part 1: A Man Don't Know What He Can Do: heroism at an accident, 1952. Part 2: The Murder of Earl Warren's Father; 00:20:00, The Invasion from Mars--1938. Part 3:The Night the St. Francis Dam (near Los Angeles) broke, 1928; 00:20:00, The Day the Mice Came to Taft. Part 4: A Bakersfield Man is Trapped in a Cave-In for Thirteen Hours, 1959; 00:11:30, Runaway Train from Tehachapi,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Floods--California, Pests--Control, Railroads, Frontier and Pioneer...
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
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Note : Burnt frames, dirt, and scratching on original film. Description : Demolition of Kern County courthouse, showing the entrance which led to the library in its basement; 1st Beale Memorial Library, damaged in the earthquake; makeshift tents set up among damaged buildings; clearing of debris; building of the 2nd Beale Memorial Library. Additional Description : Note on original can: "Library 1954, Library Jan-Apr. 1956, Ridgecrest opening Sept. 1956, Library Spring + Summer 1958,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Kern County Library
by Jester, Ralph B.
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Note : High background noise and machine noise on tape. Description : John Albitre provided first-hand information about the history of Kern County communities Woody and Glennville. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Nickerson, Louann
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Description : This was a promotional film for the public-private partnership developed to enhance the new Beale Memorial Library that opened in April 1988. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for...
Topic: californialightandsound
Kern County Library
by Haslam, Gerald
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Note : High amount of hiss on tape, and program recorded at very low level. Description : Gerald Haslam, a major local author and historian in Kern County, reads some of his short stories: Tape 1: "Hawk's Flight," from That Constant Coyote; 00:12:18, "Bloodrites," from Coming of Age in California; 00:30:00, "Upstream," published in the Los Angeles Times, 7/1/1990. Tape 2: "Welder's Cap," from That Constant Coyote; 00:15:30, "Tarzan's House,"...
Topics: californialightandsound, Authors, American--California--20th Century
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by McFadzean, Shirley
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Note : Phasing and echo throughout Part 1 as on original tape. Description : Lydia Gilbert was a Yokuts Indian lecturer. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Indians of North America--California
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
by Kern County Library; Henley's Photo Shop (Bakersfield, Calif.)
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Note : Yellow cyan cast. Interiors in library are underexposed. Description : This film is a record of Kern County's main library that was built to replace the library devastated by the 1952 earthquake. This library was the second library to become known as the Beale Memorial Library, decades before the third and present-day Beale Memorial Library was built. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation...
Topics: californialightandsound, Libraries--California--History
Kern County Library
by Unknown
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Description : Memorial of Kern County Historian W. Harland Boyd, including hymns and several speakers. Includes some biographical material. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
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Note : Audio level at beginning of original tape is virtually inaudible, slightly higher after 00:04:00. Frequent video dropout and break up. Additional Description : Note on original container: "Aired at Warner Cable, 1978-07-10, 1978-10-09, & 1979-02-22." Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift...
Topic: californialightandsound
Kern County Library
by Adams, James
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Note : High amount of hiss and background noise on tape. Content ends abruptly. Description : Gladys Coombs was the first baby born in the English Colony in Rosedale, an early Kern County community. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Rice, Thad L.
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Note : High amount of hiss and background noise, voices recorded at low level. Description : Alda Weringer was a Kern County librarian who died in 1994, age 96. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Librarians
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
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Note : Program recorded at very low level. Right channel slightly higher than left. High amount of hiss on tape. Description : Herb Francis, a Kern County resident in the 1960s, has first-hand knowledge of the Dust Bowl-era migration to California. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, California--Emigration and immigration, California--History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Unknown
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Note : Video dropout, break up, and head switching throughout tape. Abrupt cuts in program, unrelated content after 00:28:09. Description : History of Delano, from 1800s to 1970s Additional Description : Note on original container: Shown at Warner Cable, 1977-12-04 1978-07-19 1978-10-23 1979-02-02. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Delano (Calif.)
Kern County Library
by Kern County Library
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Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Smith, Ron
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Note : Interview with Mr. Jewett begins Part 1. Interview with William Rintoul begins at 00:11:40 on Part 1. Additional Title : Interview of Mr. Jewett and Mr. William Rintoul Description : William "Bill" Rintoul was a local author, newspaper columnist, and an authority on the California oil and gas industry, especially that of Kern County. The Jewetts were a Kern County pioneer family with first-hand experience in the local oil industry. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on...
Topics: californialightandsound, Oil Fields--California--History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Daystar Development, Inc.
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Description : This look at a unique and picturesque proposed Kern County shopping center--a project that ultimately failed--sheds light on the development itself and its marketing campaign. Includes artist's conceptions and 3-dimensional model of the proposed shopping center; includes some statistics. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Land use--California
Kern County Library
by Olive Drive Fire Training Facility
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Note : Color distortion as on original tape. Description : Visual record of current leased library branch and future site location, for Library Bond Act 2000 Additional description : Note on original label: Visual record of current branch and future site location. Source : 1 Tape of 1: Betacam SP Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Libraries--California--History
Kern County Library
by Joaquin, Walter
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Note : High amount of hiss and background noise as on original tape. Description : Caroline Harris was a principal in the Kern County schools in the 1950s. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education--California
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Christo, 1935-
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Note : Audience questions are difficult to hear. Audio distortion as on original tape. Description : Christo, an artist who has done extensive work in the United States, gave this talk prior to his Kern County Umbrellas project, which was set up in October 1991. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Christo, 1935-
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
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Note : Program recorded at very low level. High amount of hiss on tape. Content ends abruptly. Description : Lillian Reed, who resided in Kern County in the 1960s, has first-hand knowledge of the Dust Bowl-era migration to California. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, California--Emigration and Immigration, California--History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Deruchie, Juliet
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Note : Phasing and high amount of hiss as on original tape. Description : Charles Dodge was Sheriff of Kern County in the 1960s. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Law enforcement
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Rump, Marge
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Note : Clipped audio, with left channel higher than right, throughout Part 2. Speaker becomes largely inaudible past 00:23:23 on Part 3. Description : Carlton Minner was a Kern County businessman and Bakersfield City official. Interviewer Marge Rump was a librarian at the Kern County Library. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
by Trevino, Elizabeth Borton de; Wilson, Eleanor
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Note : Main presentation by Elizabeth Borton de Treviño begins at 00:17:53. Content ends abruptly. Description : Author Elizabeth Borton de Trevino gives an autobiographical talk to Kern County Library Associates, prefaced by a 9-minute classical music concert, and an 8-minute library advocacy talk by Librarian Eleanor Wilson. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Authors, American--California--20th Century
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
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Description : Radio promotion for April 22, 26 & April 28 activities celebrating Beale Memorial Library's grand opening. Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Junior High Video Club, Bakersfield, Calif.
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Note : Audio with black at beginning of program. Video dropout and break up throughout. Abrupt cuts in recording. Focus problems and uneven camerawork from middle through end of recording. Description : Groundbreaking at site of future Bryce Rathbun Branch Library, Oildale, including speeches by local officials. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
Topics: californialightandsound, Libraries--California--History, Delano (Calif.)
Kern County Library
by Boyd, W. Harland (William Harland), 1912-2002
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Note : Break up, creases, and chroma issues throughout tape. Description : Part of California's historical and recurring debate on the Peripheral Canal, a part of California's vital water-supply history, including map. Additional description : Note on original container: Rosewood - Harlan Boyd, historian Peripheral Canal Debate Barbara [Griga] TV Video Can have it or give to library Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Water-supply--California
Kern County Library
by McFadzean, Shirley
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Note : High amount of background and machine noise, voices recorded at low level. Description : Delores Heller worked as a museum costumer and had spent a lot of time with Kern County history. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Van Steenwick, Teresa
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Note : High amount of hiss and background noise makes voices difficult to hear, especially on Part 2. Description : S. Ward Woody was a local cattleman and a Kern County official, who died in 2001 at age 88. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Ranching--California--History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
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Description : This video tells the story of the new Arvin and Lamont library branches that were opened in 1997 and 1998. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Libraries--California--History
Kern County Library
by Owen, Bob; Owen, Geneva
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Description : Bob and Geneva Owen were Kern County artists. Rights : Public Domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Artists--California
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
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Description : History of Delano Library, a rural library in Kern County in the 1960s. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works...
Topics: californialightandsound, Libraries--California--History, Delano (Calif.)
Kern County Library
by Jester, Ralph B.
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Note : Phasing as on original tape. Description : Ralph Anthony was a prominent African-American leader in Kern County. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--Social Conditions--1964-1975
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Unknown
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Description : Review of Kernville and area; shows small, overcrowded Kernville Branch Library, and argues for the need for a new branch location. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Libraries--California--History
Kern County Library
by Harrie, Jeanne
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Note : Left channel recorded at lower level on Part 1; right channel recorded at lower level on Part 2. Description : Marianna Bohna was a Kern County pioneer and teacher. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Pioneers--California, Teachers, Oral Histories
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by Southerland, Richard
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Note : High amount of hiss and background noise as on original tape. Description : Ben Evans was an educator and librarian in Kern County between 1940 and the 1960s. Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education--California, Librarians
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio tape
Kern County Library
by California State Library
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Description : Description of the Partnerships for Change grant, with interviews of library staff throughout California who have implemented this cross-cultural library services grant. This video is part of Partnerships for Change, a program of the California State Library, and is funded by the Library Services & Construction Act. Copyright 1990, CA State Library. Additional description : Note on original container: This video on Partnership for Change, a program of the California State...
Topics: californialightandsound, Libraries--California--History
Kern County Library
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Note : Audio is distorted with microphone noise. Video dropouts throughout tape. Description : This is a record of a major historical photograph project at the Kern County Library, recording important details about its background and scope. Additional description : Note on original label: For Taft Heritage Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, California--History, Photography--California,...
Kern County Library
by Kern County Historical Society
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Note : Presentation begins at 00:03:42. Video dropouts, creasing, uneven camerawork as on original tape. Audio level is low at end of tape. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
Topic: californialightandsound
Kern County Library
by Picking, Bill
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Note :  Tape 1, side B is mixed down to mono, L channel only; Tape 4, side B is the same. Levels are low on these mixed down versions - recordings are a bit quiet. Left channel of tape 3, side B is very low.  As with other interviews in this collection, interview takes place outside, so there is some background noise (cars, overhead planes, etc.). Sound gets quite low around 00:15:30 of tape 4, side A - significant hiss as well, voices can be hard to hear. Side B also has quite a lot of...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
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Description :  This video was submitted as part of Bakersfield's application for the "All-America City" award. It presents a survey of Bakersfield in the last decades of the 20th century. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Kern County Library
by Burkett, Don
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Note :  Background noise due to outdoor setting; audio speeds up towards the end of side B.  Description : Ken Milligan was the son of Dust-Bowl-era Oklahoma migrants to California. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
by Kern County Library
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Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topic: californialightandsound
Kern County Library
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Note :  Interview was recorded outdoors - background noise (airplanes, etc.) throughout.  Description :  Richard Victor Manuel emigrated to the U.S. with his family from Wales. He worked as an engineer for the New York Central Railroad before retiring to Bakersfield and Delano.  He was active in the Kern County Museum Alliance. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
by Bailey, Dorothy
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Note :  Side B opens with the sound of someone fumbling with audio equipment; Side B ends abruptly, before interview is over.  Description :  Barbara B.Phillips was a local artist, related to California author Elizabeth Borton de Trevino. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
by Fendrick, Randy
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Note :  Original recording is a bit quiet and there is some background noise, especially around 00:15:00 of side A; end of side B ends somewhat abruptly, before interview is over.  Description :  George Howell was a pilot in the oil industry in the early 1970s. He was active in the community. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
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Description :  William Harland Boyd is a noted Kern County author; this video tribute was done just after his death in 2002. Note on original container :   Aired 8/23/02 and 9/1/02 Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Kern County Library
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  Note :  Recording is slightly quiet, as with others from this collection. Interview takes place outdoors - planes can be heard overhead repeatedly on both side A & side B.  Description :  Harold Weller and his wife were prominent in the Rosedale area. His twin, Wallace Weller, was also active in the Rosedale community.
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
by McFadzean, Shirley
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Note :  Some distortion on original cassette, especially at the beginning of side A. Audio also wobbles a bit, goes back and forth between channels at beginning of side A. Some hiss, background noise, and uneven sound, from original tape.  Description :  Anne Loudon, born in 1898, was the daughter of Kern County pioneers. She lived in the Panama area of Kern County. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
by Garrett, Matt
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Note :   Some distracting background noise - interview was recorded outdoors, a plane can be heard flying overhead.  Description :  John Etchechury was superintendent of Kern County Land Company 1933-1963, a major ranching operation. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
by Wilbanks, Don
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Note :  Some static/clicks in the last couple minutes of side A; some distortion/channel irregularities from original cassette at the beginning of side B. Original recording is a little quiet. Tape seems to have been recorded outdoors - a plane can be heard flying overhead at the end of side B.  Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
by Bailey, Dorothy
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Note :  Rustling in background of side A around 00:15:00 mark. Description :  Genevieve Dumble was active in local Camp Fire Girls in the 1950s.
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Kern County Library
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Description :  This video shows rare footage of local artist Roberta Jean Owen, whose work can be seen in Kern County's Arvin Library. Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound
Note:   Multiple Christo-related recordings on one tape - some static in between segments. News segment content repeats at the end, beginning at 00:42:18  Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Kern County Library
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Description :  This tape includes local authors Gerald Haslam, Merle Haggard [a singer and songwriter from Oildale], Elizabeth Borton de Trevino, Chester Selzer, Bill Rintoul, Kat Martin, Larry Martin, Audrey Yanes [who was raised in Lost Hills], and Zeff Barron. It includes a tribute to th This e late poet Ardis Walker, and it includes footage of Walker reading 3 of his poems from 1979.  There is also footage of Bakersfield's famous historic landmark, the Beale Clock Tower. Source : 1 Tape...
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Kern County Library
by Tucker, Vivian
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Note :  Video is paused and fast-forwarded at several points during program.  Interviewer: Vivian Tucker Additional Title : Madera by Vivian Tucker for KGET-TV-17 Description : Gay San Francisco William "Bill" Rintoul was a local author, newspaper columnist, and an authority on the California oil and gas industry, especially that of Kern County Source : 1 Tape of 1: VHS
Topic: californialightandsound